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weapon in virginia. john hopkins officials say their emergency plan worked well and they promised a security review but say searching every visitor that comes into the doctor is ununreasonable. >> it's difficult to secure any enterprise with all of those door ways and that manner. >> reporter: that doctor is in stable condition. he is expected to recover, we are also told that the investigation is going to be ongoing for a little while here. meanwhile things are returning to normal at john hopkins where we are live. derek valcourt. >>> our live continuing coverage continues with kai jackson who has reaction from bistandards. >> reporter: john hopkins is experienced in managing crisis, generally however those problems don't start within the walls of hopkins. chaos and confusion on the sprawling john hopkins campus in east baltimore. a shooting thursday morning at the prestigious medical institution disrupted operations. >> i work at the hospital, we got a message around 11:00 that we had to go in our officer, shut and lock the door, stay away from windows. >> actually i was about
virginia are now in maryland. a carroll county horse rescue is hoping to get the animals one day adopted. we have more. >> reporter: constant nourishment is what is keeping this horse alive. >> we are starting them out like infant babies. they are literally every hour getting handfuls of something. >> reporter: this one and five others are being rehabilitated at the day's inn horse farm rescue. they were saved from a west virginia farm, emaceuated and dehydrated. >> they had three months of no food or good water conditions. >> reporter: the west virginia farm was also a rescue facility, so workers worry about the horses physical well being as well as emotional. >> they probably saw a little hope that they started to feel physically better and getting the attention they needed and then to go right back into a state if not worse than they arrived. >> reporter: 95% of horses here make a full recovery. in may they saved 26 very malnourished horses from garrett county, including raspberry who was skin and bones. take a look at her now. less than four months later she is healthy and on a he
-year-old paul warren hardis of arlington, virginia. he has been responsible for creating hours of chaos here at one of the world's most prominent hospitals. police say just after 11:00 this morning, a patient's son became emotionally distraught as a doctor explained to him his mother's medical condition. the son then pulled out a gun and shot the doctor. >> collapsed outside the doorway of the room, and mr. davis was last seen running into the room brandishing the handgun in the direction of his mother, who's confined to the bed. >> reporter: hospital employees were alerted to the danger as dozens of patients and employees were evacuated. police secured the eighth floor as they tried to establish contact with davis and allowed business as usual to continue in the rest of the massive complex until police finally determined davis had shot his mother in the head and then took his own life. >> we are treating this case as a murder-suicide and obviously the shooting of the doctor preceding this discovery are. >> dr. david cohen expected to make a full recovery from his shooting and police st
't undock. >>> woman executed. a woman convicted in a double murder is put to death in virginia, the first woman executed in the u.s. in five years. >>> and flood evacuations. torrential rains trigger flood emergencies and evacuations in wisconsin and minnesota. this is the "cbs morning news" for friday, september 24th, 2010. good morning, everyone. good to see you. i'm terrell brown in for betty nguyen this morning. >>> a u.s. astronaut and two russian cosmonauts will try again today to return to earth, in orbit more than six months aboard the international space station. ground controllers have to figure out what went wrong yesterday. clamps holding the space capsule to the station failed to open. cbs news space consultant bill harwood was at the kennedy space center as this drama unfolded. >> reporter: this was a very unusual problem, unprecedented glitch the normally reliable docking mechanism on the space station, a russian mechanism with hooks and latches designed to release on command to let the craft free to come back to earth. they tried to do that and were unable to get the syste
in virginia. but he had no record of doing anything violent. and the commissioner doesn't believe he planned this either. >> one day after the terrifying lockdown at world-renowned johns hopkins hospital, new information is coming to light about paul partis, the gunman who shot his elderly mother's doctor, then killed her and himself. >> we don't know yet if it was in his daily routine, coming and visiting his mother that, he always had that gun. >> reporter: investigators say partis was distraught over has 84-year-old mom's prognosis, and used a 32-caliber, cal tech semi automatic handgun, like this one, to shoot dr. david cohen, who will survive. partis' gunman said -- neighbor said he will survive. >> i think he felt like he might have been partially responsible. >> partis had no criminal record. the incident rattled the nerves of those who are simply trying to get back to normal. >> it was a mad house. >> the fbi is helping to gather information on partis. and they're still looking into whether he gave any signs that he was capable of taking such desperate actions. >>> he wanted to be wi
is in effect for suffolk county and accally mat county, virginia, the pink and coastal flood advisories that we are not as concerned about, but we're talking about them because there will ab water buildup in the bay that will be short lived and moved out as the storm moves on past. for more on the timing of this with a bit of a close-up look and the plot we send it out to marty. >>> there's been a bit of a speedup with the 11:00 update as far as when is earl going to pass a beam of our area. let's take a look at the storm plot and i'll tell you how there's been a bit of a change, where it goes essentially perpendicular to the pap of chesapeake bay. that was going to be at 2 a.m. now it's going friday at 5 a.m. excuse me it was going to be friday 5 a.m. and now friday 8 a.m. that was going to be saturday morning 2 a.m. and has been moved up to friday at 8. we have taken and plotted it. frankly, we moved it up many, many hours. this is the new spaghetti plot. it also has a bet of a significant change. it's moving the storm a little bit further out to sea. i think if you look down at the carolina
. the schedule includes a hand full of events. in virginia, he can persuade undecided voters not to volt republican in november. he needs the message to work. control of congress is at stake and they believe it's the republicans that will create the jobs. >> elections at this point in the game are as much about emotion and policy choices. democrats feel better about the president and the prospect for his agenda and they'll show up. >> and the white house is trying to recapture some of the magic from the 2008 campaign. kicking off a series of college campus rallies. >> they turned out in huge numbers two years ago. getting them back out to the polls won't be that easy. most young voters don't show up for midterm elections. that's not the only challenge that the white house a facing. some democrats are distancing themselves. this senator is fighting hard for reelection and he won't be there when the president takes the stage in his state. i'm joel brown, wjz-13 eyewitness news. >>> and the obama team may be down one member in the runup to election day. rahm emanuel is going to announce he'
that won't last much longer. look at when's coming across virginia and the carolinas. extreme tropical moisture is moving directly toward our region. i well take a closer view and look at the rainfall numbers. just take a look at when's happening. a batch of heavy rain and thunderstorms across portions of frederick county headed to our west. another batch coming from the south. heavy rain to the south of our region right now. that will look at the rainfall totals. some are extremely impressive particularly along the bay. all along the bay corridor, 5, 6, 7, 8 inches in some spots. we've had reports of 10 inches. eastern shore a lot less. it is a quick cutoff. 3 inches or so, 2 1/2 out to the west. right along the bay, just east of the city, harford county right through eastern baltimore county is where we've seen the high, high rainfall totals. these are just estimates. some areas have had even more. joining me now bernadette woods has had a look at the numbers. some are really incredible. >> even where it falls off, we're talking a few inches of rain. the highest amounts we've seen wi
beaten to death allegedly at the hands of her boyfriend. the university of virginia devotes an entire day to improving campus safety and preventing violence. mary bubala has more. >> reporter: love grew up in cocky sville and was getting ready to graduate. yardly's murder impacted the campus so deeply that today students and staff gathered for a movement. >> every coach who was not actually competing today or doing key recruiting is here. and in fact, as you looked around here, craig little page was here, coach london was here. many of the student athletes if they're class schedule allowed will also be here. >> reporter: today was a student initiative to train students and faculty to better see signs of abuse. friends of yardley love were arguing and had several intense fights. in august uva announced all students must report prior arrests. >>> there's been a halt to the criminal proceedings against the man who is accused of inprisoning dugard for 18 years. garrido is charged with the disappearance and rape of dugard. prosecutors say they believe garrido is confident but will defer to the
. it happened right across the maryland line in charlestown west virginia. dozens jumped in to try to save the horses. >> reporter: trying to get back to normal isn't easy especially for horses that survived the fire. but there, the lucky ones. the horses people manage to set free. cell phone video shows the danger. >> we have to get out, we have to get out. the roof is on fire. >> everybody out. >> reporter: the three alarm blaze just before dawn destroyed a large barn just before the border of west virginia. 37 thoroughbred horses were killed. putting the fire out was the easy part. >> the real challenge comes with dealing with the people that were here and the dead horses and also recovering the horses who were alive and being able to get them back. >> reporter: owners and trainers who usually compete against each other are helping each other out. >> it's a terrible disaster. terrible, i've never seen anything like that and i don't want to see it again either. >> reporter: with help from the casino, they've been able to find another stable for the horses. preliminary investigation has n
into virginias and carolinas. it is heading due north and will be heavy at times and during the day tomorrow we do have flash flood watches in effect and coastal -- the entire region all day tomorrow into the evening hours, too. also a high wind watch for the eastern shore and the beach areas as well. bernadette woods joins me now from the out back with a close look at the storm and what we can expect rain wise. >> reporter: declassified from an extra tropical storm, however, it is still spinning out there and throwing a lot of moisture our way. and the overall pattern is already directing moisture our way. the thing is along this path you can see with the arrows what's going up and down the highway to draw all the moisture northward. so over this region you see it's heaviest up to 6 seasons. it's something we are concerned about. we will keep you updated. right now back inside. >>> first warning coverage continues now. kei jackson explains what's being done around the region to prepare for all this rain. >> reporter: is notorious for flooding. the city is bracing for bad weather and citizens c
of the virginia, almost mouth of the bay. almost parallel to that. just a bean, as we'd like to call it. and you see the cloud shield, extending over central maryland. but the rain up and down the 95 corridor. this is the big picture. now down to first warning live doppler radar. look how the squeeze is being put on the western edge of the rain. we're not seeing much of it here. most of it not making it to the ground. some of the brighter colors down around ocean city. and that's what you're seeing with adam's picture. as far as this hurricane, holding on barely to category 1 status. weakening as it moves on out. 86 miles per hour. sustained winds, 74 is where you begin category 1. it weakening, moving to the northeast at 21 miles per hour. and as for the winds, the strongest winds down in ocean city. everyone else, just calm winds. 21-mile-per-hour winds down the shore, sustained. and 37-mile-per-hour gusts. everyone else seeing very light wind as we move into this early afternoon. as for the morning, we're going to send it over to marty and talk about how this thing has been progressing. and m
weapon in virginia but he had no criminal record. >> we don't know yet if it was in his daily routine coming and visiting his mother that he always had that gun. >> reporter: police commissioner praised the way it was handled. hopkins never closed during the tragedy. >> what helped me more was the feed back i got from my family and friends. seeing snipers and everything i was like wow, this is really intense. >> reporter: the commissioner says the gun was so small it could fit in the palm of your hand. at john hopkins hospital, mike hellgren. >>> and right now dr. cohen who is father of two is still under treatment but he is expected to survive. we invite you to stay with wjz for complete coverage of the john hopkins hospital shooting. for updates go to wjz.com. >>> violence on the bus. knives are pulled as a fight breaking out on an mta bus. it happened with plenty of passengers on board as the evening commute began. wjz is right here live at the mondamo stop. >> reporter: it was all a fight over a seat. that knife fight went from the middle of bus to the front to the pavement endang
will also visit iowa and virginia. >>> more hot weather is expected in southern california today. on monday it was so hot the thermometers stopped working. the triple digit heat triggered numerous power outages and at one point last night, more than 30,000 customers were without electricity. kendis gibson has more on the record-breaking heat. >> reporter: downtown los angeles has never been this hot. the mercury shattered the city's all-time record, climbing to 113 degrees. >> it was like walking into an oven. the ground, you feel the heat through the shoes and the intensity. you could see the heat swells flowing off the asphalt. >> reporter: the usually hot temperatures have made to an unbearable start to autumn for southern california. >> ridiculous. the calendar's a liar. >> reporter: the thermometer at this construction site hit 90 degrees at 9:00 a.m. monday, which for kevin meant one thing. >> pretty hot. i mean, it can only get worse. >> reporter: ever since fall began, southern california has been in the grips of this heat wave. with temperatures averaging more than 20 degrees above
an imagine from his memorial in a campaign ad. the imagine shows senate nominee and west virginia governor george mansion sitting next to president obama at the service. it is part of an attack ad on mansion by republican candidate race. senator byrd's family says the ad was senseless. >>> lawyers for steven slater say he resigned from the airline and wasn't fired. slater has been charged with criminal mischief, reckless endangerment and trespassing. >>> an 11-year-old boy in australia is attacked by a seal that he was feeding at the zoo. moments before the boy's sister took a picture. the boy said he couldn't feel anything happening. he didn't even realize how serious the situation was until his sister started crying. the zoo says that the seal has never displayed any aggressive behavior and jack has a little bit of an idea of why it may have happened. >> the seal sneezed on me, and it had fish guts all over me. and i think it smelled the fish and wanted to eat me. >> jack suffered injuries to his back and stomach, but he calls it quote just an accident. his step mom and dad say they are
for 38 armed robberies in maryland, delaware, pennsylvania and northern virginia. >> each of these robberies, he has covered up facially. so it's difficult to identify these individuals when we simply don't know who they are. >> reporter: investigators say the suspect is working alone, targeting large restaurants, demanding cash from employees. mostly in maryland. hitting up businesses in carol, harford, howard and montgomery counties. among them, this friendly's. and bob evans. >> the fbi says the suspect whipped out a handgun at every robbery. most recently, here at this appleby's. . >> katherine elder has worked right next door at the bob evans next door for 13 years. >> i'm very frightened to each come into work right now. you don't know what he's looking at, what he's going to do. >> reporter: each case, witnesses described the man as a robber with a light complexion. 6'tall. 250 pounds. disimpghts blue or green eyes. >> if anyone has seen an individual who has possibly talked about these crimes or bragged about these crimes or has the features that we already went ov
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the shooting at virginia tech, they launched an intense investigation into how they could best make their hospitals safer. they say they are once again going to be looking into safety policies here at the hospital. they say they do not have wands to wave down and check for guns every single person who comes into the hospital. they get some 80,000 visitors a week at johns hopkins. they will now look into security. meanwhile, police say there is still a crime scene here. they are continuing in the investigation and trying to look more into the background of this warren davis. derek valcourt, wjz "eyewitness news." >> thank you. we continue with andrea fujii. she's been on the scene all day and joins us now with reaction to the situation. andrea? >> reporter: good afternoon. you can see things are relatively back to normal. earlier today, these streets were blocked off and people are now traveling freely up and down east madison. take a look at what was happening earlier this afternoon. earlier, workers and visitors and just people were milling around not knowing what was going on. man
. lessons they learned after the virginia tech shooting. >> as many watched the story unfold from home, imagine those on the 8th floor when the shooting began. our coverage continues with jessica kartalija who spoke with a man a few feet away. >>> just after 11:00 this morning, this witness was meeting with a doctor. then, this. >> i was on the 8th floor and i heard a bang. then, i saw a, either a nurse or a resident female running around the corner saying, he shot the doctor. he shot the doctor. i went down, probably about 10- yards and made a left, there the doctor was on the floor in the hallway. the witness said they searched frantically for a gurney. >> they brought the crash cart over. there was six or seven of us there and they picked them up and i was outside the lupe. the nurse manager came around and she put a, she put a cart and we put another one in front of the door where the suspect was in -- the room. >> reporter: was the doctor aware of what was happening as the time? >> yes, he was conscious. there was very little blood that i saw. it was basically, his left chest area
and it will go to virginia and quickly to the north or northeast and the latest hurricane model has it north of virginia up to massachusetts and further east. we will keep watching because that track will determine who gets the heavy rain and who gets the heavy winds. this tract is showing it is over the ocean but with that pressure and jets dipping down, somebody will see sustained winds at 30 miles per hour on thursday and that could cause power lines and trees going down. so tonight, look for partly cloudy skies, maybe some fog if it does rain, 60s, tomorrow clouds building and a chance of rain developing tomorrow night. 76 rain likely probably heavy and thunderstorm activity and very nasty day coming up on thursday with that storm headed up the east coast. >> all right, bob we will watch, thank you. >>> still ahead, doctors tell us about the cause of migraine and it could be in your dna. >> i am susan and i will tell you why teenagers were not charged even though they pulled the trigger. that is coming up next. >>> it is not too early to >>> it is not too early to think about helping the
and then the virginia tech, boise state game. >> if they could get this maryland, navy game at m&t stadium every year, that would be a cool thing. there was a real electricity that we don't normally feel. we don't have the big college sports here, the football, basketball, lacrosse, it speaks for itself, but that was cool. >> that was amazing. i was texting with the crew that was working with the game and i thought that the pregame speech and the speech he gave with his daughter. i have goose bumps thinking about it. i didn't know how much i would be captivated by the game, but i was screaming. it was a great day for you guys in maryland. >> maybe we'll get a repeat next year. let's talk about kraft. this is an enormous undertaking. you're trying to feed how many people? >> 20 million americans. what's crazy about the campaign. you know, i heard about it from the agency that i work from and then we went to los angeles and we filmed and everything and all of the promoes and the stuff that will run in grocery stores and movie theaters. and they're trying to provide 20 million meals for americans and yo
, universities and hospitals around the country learn lad lot after the columbine and virginia tech shootings. that was the case here. they have drilled what they practiced, who to put where, how to secure people inside buildings. one of the things at the very center of this event is the most critical area. that is where the shooter was and the people around it. here is the police commissioner now describing those final moments. so the police commissioner is not available in order to give you that, but he was saying basically the specialized s.w.a.t. teams came into that area and they saw that both the mother and the shooter were dead and they realized the severity of the situation was over at this point. if you have any business here tonight, this might be worth your while to call and make sure everything was going as planned because this was a massive disruption today. the hospital does say they are officially open for business but it might not hurt. reporting live at johns hopkins, back to you on tv hill. >> complete coverage with jessica kartalija who has more on her exclusive interview w
of virginia for the past four years. >> police do not believe paul partis, the man who terrorized johns hopkins hospital, planned ahead of time, to shoot his elderly mother's doctor. >> no one has indicated to me any level of premeditation. again, back to our investigation. i don't know -- we don't know yet if it was in his daily routine, coming and visiting his mother, that he always had that gun. >> investigators say he was distraught over her prognosis. and used a tiny, 32-caliber cal tech semi automatic handgun, like this one, hitting dr. david cohen with a single shot to the stomach, before killing his mom and then himself. >> it's a very, very small weapon. the whole thing could be concealed in the palm of your hand. >> reporter: partis had a permit to carry a concealed weapon in virginia. but he had no criminal record. >> reporter: partis lived with his mother in this home in arlington, virginia. his brother said he'd make the driver to johns hopkins almost daily, where she was getting treatment to battle cancer. and he thought her health was not improving. >> i guess he thought
much for them. >>> less than three hours of the execution of a woman in virginia in more than a century. this death penalty case is creating international controversy. >> reporter: 41-year-old teresa louis is set to die by leth an injection at 9:00 tonight. all of her legal appeals have been exhausted. and the u.s. supreme court in virginia and the governor refuses to intervene. she is accused of i've hiring a hitman to kill her husband and stepson in 2002. tests show she is border line mentally disabled. the fight to save her life has stretched overseas. denise, back to you. >> thank you, mary. the execution will be first of a woman since 1912. texas held the most recent execution of a woman in 2005. >>> president obama uses a second address to the united nations to ask the world to back the mideast peace process. manuel gallegus reports. iran's president also gave a speech. >> reporter: president obama is calling on world leaders to step up and lend a hand to the middle east peace process. >> peace must be made by israelis and palestinians. but each of us has a responsibility to do ou
, baltimore county native, yeardley love is on the minds of thousands in virginia today. the day of dialogue features a series of discussions in a resource fair. the 22-year-old was found dead in her off-campus apartment. her ex-boyfriend, george huguely, also from maryland, is charged with her death. >>> a young woman from maryland, who nearly died in a bombing in uganda continues. emily ker stetter is at johns hopkins hospital, where she's had nearly a dozen surgeries. her friends are holding a fundraiser tonight. the charity concert at our lady of perpetual health, starts at 6:30. 18 rock bands will perform. all monies raised will go directly to kerstetter. >>> it is back to court for lindsay lohan. a judge refused bail after she refused drug-mandated drug testing. >> reporter: she entered in the essential hollywood starlet style, short skirt and high heels, dark sunglasses. lindsay lohan did not speak or cry during a brief court appearance. then she was led away in handcuffs to begin processing for her new look, one she's worn before, jailhouse orange. >> she's going to go through the sa
town west virginia next week. morgan state university tries to regroup at north dakota next week as well. don't forget the ravens kick off their regular season in just one day. live right here on wjz13, the ravens head to the meadow lands to take on new york jets. our special coverage kicks off at 6:30 right here on wjz13. good day. hopefully weather wise. >>> i was going to say good day with the rain or without? >> i think it will be a good day without. we're getting this done early. it's moving out of here. what we have is the ughiest this day will be. r the rain is moving right across the area it's a front that's bringing it to us. yes you will need your wipers an the headlights. the rain had progressively moved west to east right across the state. what we're seeing is the trailing edge of the system. i'll open it up and give you an idea on how the system and i'll change the view here so you can see the bigger portion of it and where it extends. right on up along the eastern seaboard. we have some lightning embedded in this. we did hear some of that early this morning. for us,
because of the heat in the region this day. take a look down to the south. state of virginia is now put hurricane watch in effect for their border all the way up to the border of maryland. earl at 5:00 was downgraded to cat 3 storm. winds from 145 to 127 but the computer is positive it's going back to cat 4 as it hits the warm gulf stream. we'll see winds increase again to 140 miles per hour at the 11:00 update. remember everything i'm telling you is from 5:00 a.m. to 11 a.m. we're starting, though, to move the cone of the projected cone of travel a bit offshore. let's take a closer look at this. the grays, the glancing blow is going to be the north carolina the outer banks, if you will. yesterday that yellow wall, i think that red wall, if you will, but kind over the dome. what i'm getting ready to show you is called the spaghetti model. this is really cool. here is earl. what you're saying, we'll go back to that in just a second. what you're seeing right here is all the computer models on one display you can see if they're trending in the same direction. the trend is a bit offshore on
injection tonight in virginia. she and two accomplices were after life insurance money. european union workers asked her to commute the sentence to life in prison. >>> an ohio suspect was not thinking clearly. >> we received a phone call from a man who was in pain and he was compacted several pains and he was begging us to empty a garbage truck. >> he was running away from the officers and when someone spotted him stealing -- it took the police several minutes to dig him out. he's recovering in an area hospital. >>> a bus driver in austin, texas went too far to quiet a rowdy bus. 11 students were hospitalized after he slammed on the brakes without warning. none of the seats had seatbelts and the incident is under investigation. >>> giving back, the creator of facebook is helping the next generation of great thinkers. the 26-year-old will announce a donation to the newark, new jersey school system. there's no connection between the creator and the town. he just met with the mayor and talked about plans for the school system. >> a hundred million dollars. >> not bad. >> well, taking a li
himself. paul pardus had a permit to carry a weapon in virginia. >> we don't know if it was in his daily routine coming and visiting his mother that he had the gun. >> reporter: the shooter's family is left puzzled. >> i guess he thought she was serving a lie and she was not going to be able to walk again. >> reporter: david cohen is upgraded to good condition. >> i shutter to think what my back would be like without his intervention. >> reporter: former patient's wish him a speedy recovery. >> he got me back on my feet. >> reporter: and employees had their last debriefing of the situation sunday afternoon. reporting live, i'm adam may. >>> and we'll have more tonight at 4:00, 5:00, and 6:00. >>> the university of maryland wants students to be alert l effort following a robbery yesterday. three came up from the victim from behind. they assaulted the man and took property from him. several robberies have been reported in recent weeks. >>> and a football party ends tragically in anne arundel county. a group of friends were watching football on tv in edge water last night and when the game
moving barn fire broke out yesterday morning at the charles town race track in west virginia. take a look at this cell phone video of the blaze. dozens of horses were trapped inside the four separate barns. 127 horses were killed. investigators said the fire was fed by the wood frame and the hay inside. >> it's an emotional loss. most of these people over here will never recover eye feel very bad about all this. i mean, i'm a horse lover and it breaks my heart that they lost that many. >> reporter: investigators are still looking into the cause of that fire. jessica, back to you. >> in addition to the value of those horses, the total damage of the barn is estimated at more than $1 million. >>> well, another beautiful september day in maryland. taking a live look outside, a sunny afternoon. we're live with first warning coverage. marty's in the outback enjoying it. first, we begin with bernadette woods. >> it started to warm up yesterday. we're up to 83 in baltimore. 84 in hagerstown. you can see 77 in oakland, much warmer than it has been recently. we'll continue to rise and we'll have on
lived with his mom in arlington virginia. he had a permit to carry concealed weapon. he had no criminal record and neighbors say he was a loving devoted caretaker. >> he was a wonderful son. as far as i could see, he was always there for her. if she had to go in the ambulance or anything, he would go with her. >> reporter: the injured doctor an orthopedic surgeon and father of two known for his sense of humor is expected to recover he was shot in the abdomen. the security responded sp put their emergency response plan in to place and by all evaluation it worked as designed. >> reporter: the hospital sent out notice to employees it will have briefings on the response today and sunday. >> this kind of thing can happen anywhere, we are a huge institution. >> reporter: there are no metal detecters and no plans to put them in the partial exception is in the er. . >>> thank you very much. wjz has the latest on the shooting inside job hopkins, dr. david cowen is in fair condition. police want to know why he was shot and the suspect killed his mother and his self. he was upset about his mother'
was a standout student athlete through high school and her years at the university of virginia. love's mother said it's to encourage children and young adults four qualities, service, kindness, humility and sportsmanship that togetherred up to one love. love was found dead on may 3rd at the uva campus. her former boyfriend george huguelies what charged -- huguely was charged. >> the foundation will work with underprivileged children. >>> a poll of likely voters gives governor martin o'malley a significant lead over challenger robert ehrlich. we have reaction. governor o'malley and bob ehrlich have plen -- pretty much shared the blessings of people, now the recent polls as ehrlich trailing by double digits. >> i think the poll also vary widely. >> reporter: the variance gives o'malley plan 11 point lead with 52% giving him the nod, 41% for bob ehrlich, a variance with no voar rase ti for the ehrlich campaign. >> so they're light years from everything we've seen. >> reporter: aside from the poll, governor o'malley hopes to gain more traction from the president. >> stand with me in moving maryla
's moving almost due north from the carolinas into virginia and also along the lower eastern shore. let's change gears. i want to show you what's going on. you see a bit of a gap. now it's moderate to heavy rain, particularly in the eastern shore a band of heavy rain also to the west as you can see. as far as rainfall totals go the numbers are hum believably impressive. this band six to eight inches in some places, eight to 10 inches right along the central portion into eastern sections of harford harford. east of us a lot less. salisbury less than an inch. ocean city had almost nothing to this point, but probably see that change tonight. bernadette joins me with a look at the updated numbers and also dealing with the winds. bernadette? >>> over nine incheses of rain. annapolis. these have leveled off. with the new round coming in, these are going to come up. this has jumped over two inches in hagerstown and all of them will be rising. we have flash flood warnings in effect for the green counties and a tornado watch that's been pulled back, just these counties in this section. that's un
english at northern virginia community college. >> i always say that you are my heros because it's hard. what you're doing is so hard and you're persevering. >> reporter: dr. biden stopped by several classes and stopped to cook with culinary students. >> we think of the faculty, the programs and what we're doing here to try to help the local economy. >> reporter: also today the white house announced dr. biden will serve as chairwoman of the first ever white house summit on community colleges october 5th. all in an effort to further develop america's work force. the summit will bring students together. they will talk about ways to expand community colleges into the community. >>> weather has been beautiful. take a look at temperatures right now, 83 but the dewpoints though and humidity is way down. west winds at nine, the barometer holding steady. we'll ,, ♪ ♪ ♪ [ female announcer ] mcdonald's new chicken flatbreads. all out awesome combinations of juicy, grilled chicken topped with roasted garlic aioli and a natural four-cheese blend. mcdonald's chicken flatbreads. the simple joy
in iowa and virginia. last night, he had a bigger crowd. tara mergener is in washington with much more on this. good morning, tara. >> good morning, betty. this week democrats are getting both pep talks and scolding from president obama, who says it's time they buck up. >> hello, wisconsin! >> reporter: it felt like 2008 all over again. >> they said, no, you can't, but what did you say, wisconsin? >> yes, we can! >> reporter: with midterm elections just five weeks away president obama is on the campaign trail looking to energize democrats and sway undecided voters. at a rally at the university of wisconsin, he urged thousands of students to stay involved and inspired. the speech was beamed to 100 college campus destinationwide . >> we cannot sit this one out. we can't let this country fall backwards because the rest of us didn't care enough to fight. the stakes are too high for our country and for your future. >> reporter: with the tea party generating a big buzz this campaign season for the republicans and the political right, president obama knows it's time to fire up his party. in a
is in effect from bogue inlet, north carolina, to the virginia border. a hurricane watch from cape henlopen, delaware, and also includes martha's vineyard. karen brown is in kill devil island with more. good morning, karen. >> reporter: good morning. earl picked up steam and it is tracking closer to the outer banks. about 50 miles off cape hatteras. that is where it is expected to pass. in the communities of -- south of here, there are those mandatory evacuation orders for known nonresident and they have until this morning to get out. kevin isn't sticking around for earl, even if it means cutting his labor day weekend short. >> better to be a little disappointed instead of washed away or something. >> reporter: the monster hurricane could reach north carolina late tonight or early friday before rolling up the east coast. watches and warnings stretch all the way to cape cod, massachusetts. while earl is expected to stay offshore, as it makes its way north, a slight shift could put millions in harm's way. >> that's why it's important to take the time now while the skies are clear and weather
at the charlestown race track in virginia. dozens of horses couldn't be saved. >> reporter: 2 horses are con -- 27 heres are confirmed dead and investigators are still shifting through the charred wreckage looking for more. >> you people need to move! the roof is on fire! >> reporter: 5 a.m. yesterday morning a horrible scene. charlestown casino visitors and neighbors saw flames shooting up to 50 feet in the air. this is cell phone video from one of them. trapped inside four separate barns, dozens of thoroughbred race horses. onlookers trying to pull them out. >> you talk to them and let them hear your voice. other horses knew you were there. they wanted freed also. it eats you. >> reporter: 26 horse whrs saved -- horses were saved, but 27 were not. >> they were both laying right there deceased. >> reporter: dozens of horses gone means countless money lost. >> they become part of your family, too. you get very lay taxed to them. it's kind of hard. you lose a lot of medication, equipment. there's a lot that goes with race horses. >> it's an emotional loss. most of these people will never recover. >
. president obama ordered the epa to get a report card on the goals. the officials from maryland, virginia and pennsylvania will make the presentations thursday and friday and they'll discuss one new interesting idea that's turning man manure into energy. >>> the department of water is trying to cover reservoirs and there's a federal mandate behind the event. >> reporter: water may soon disappear from baltimore city's landscape and it has nothing to do with drought. >> we're talking about covering some of the finished reservoirs, that's the bodies of water and there are a few of these around, the water is completed and finished and ready to drink. >> reporter: the new laws require for your drinking water to be shielded as it sits. it's a huge project to the tune of $36,000,000.6 million from the federal stimulus money. >> it will provide better water quality and you don't have to worry about pollen and leaves and we'll also be able to use less chlorine. >> reporter: reservoirs will be finished. it will look like a grass cover fie >> reporter: two reservoirs are these here at druid lake and
in virginia called the potomic trecon. that led to a loss of local air traffic controllers in baltimore outraging their union. >> the faa their favorite line used to be safety is never compromised. but very soon, i think all they'll be able to say is, at least we saved a buck. >> reporter: a near miss involving a 737 and private jet in march is currently under investigation by the ntsb. some air traffic controller who fear losing their jobs for speaking out claim the new regional centers are being mismanaged. >> my whole concern is this thing is the titanic. it's my fear that they're not going to recognize it sinking until two airplanes make contact and i think it's inevitable. >> reporter: the new faa policy allows air traffic controllers to self-report their problems without fear of retaliation. adam may, wjz news. >>> now the faa denied wjz's request for an interview but they told the washington post, plane crash deaths are at an all time low. >>> new at 11:00, baltimore's fire and police union rally to show their allegiance is with the citizens they serve and not with the county. th
and richmond, virginia. >>> at the white house, the obama administration faces a big staff shake-up, the latest may involve the chief of staff. as bill plante reports, personnel changes are nothing new for any president. >> reporter: they are breaking up the old gang at the white house. it's that time again, about two years into any president's first term and the staff starts heading for the exits. >> two years, people start to leave. they burn themselves out, they work very hard and have jobs they can't refuse on the outside. >> reporter: the chief of staff rahm emanuel may leave as soon as next month to run for mayor of chicago. the big question, does the president look inside or outside to replace him. >> is he just drawing the wagons around him, or is he reaching out in which he's saying, hey, i think there are different ways to do it? >> reporter: defense secretary robert gates and national security adviser james jones are also expected to leave sometime next year. national economic council head larry summers going back to harvard. other members of the team peter orszag and christina romer
taught at community colleges for the past 17 years and currently teaches english at northern virginia community college. >> i always say you are my heroes because what you're doing is so hard and you're persevering. >> reporter: dr. biden toured several facilities on campus. >> oh, it is truly thrilling. i hope it is for the students that won't actually get to see her but know we were chosen for the quality of the programs we have here. >> reporter: also today the white house announced dr. biden will serve as chair woman of the first ever white house summit on community colleges all in an effort to further develop america's work force. will bring students and state leaders together. they will discuss ways to -- >>> and community colleges enroll more than 8 million students every year. it was a light hearted contest tonight for children at a baltimore city synagogue. the first annual chauffeur bowling contest was a big hit at the hebrew. the chauffeur is a horn used in jewish rituals. as they preponderance for -- prepare for the holiest day of the jewish religion. >> reporter: it's har
of showers to our north in of course portions of virginia. it's going to head back to the north as a warm front during the day late thursday into friday. that's why we get back into the low 90s. it will be dropping. big temp around 74. so tonight, showers have ended. just call it partly cloudy. tomorrow back up close to 90. the next 5 days it will get hot again on friday. 92 and then cooling a little bit. low 70s, low to mid-70s, chance of rain coming in friday and again on monday. we need it denise. >>> check in with don scott and burn bernadette woods starting at 4:55 a.m. >>> back to work for the ravens after a tough logs. mark was at their practice today and has the latest coming up. olololololold gibbs canning. today these factories are full of dot com businesses. and now my job is helping maryland create new economy jobs. training new math and science teachers investing in our institutions of excellence pioneering new cyber security jobs and giving an old gm plant a jump start building electric motors. i'm barbara mikulski. i approve this message so you'll know i'm fighting for you.
made on her behalf. however the u.s. supreme court in virginia governor bob mcdonnell refused to stop her execution. the two men accused of pulling the trigger were sentenced to life in prison. >>> and man was hiding in a dumpster when a garbage truck made the pick up. >> he had been compacted several times. he was just begging us to empty the truck. >> reporter: police say he tried to flee after stealing $1,000 of merchandise from wal- mart. >>> and jessica cartalia reports, it's an effort to protect students from concussions, by educating parents and staff. >> reporter: urging congress to considering a bill establishing standards for student athletes who get concussions. >> i jumped up, had an apoaching corner kick. i don't remember everything that followed. >> reporter: during a soccer game, chang suffered a debilitating concussion. >> headaches lingered and i began to forget things. >> kids can get concussions and you don't necessarily have to be hit in the head to get a concussion. >> reporter: dr. dennis crochfield is an expert in concussions. >> any time you hit the floor even
is sticky, h. let's find out why our guy in the pool was targeted. i said after virginia tech we should be allowed to carry guns. let's not overreact; the police are handling this. lieutenant, i didn't want to scare the others, but, uh... i think melissa walls killed janice potter and dr. brusatti. caine: dr. madsen, why do you think she did it? about a week ago, janice came to my office and accused melissa of scientific misconduct. misconduct? she caught melissa doctoring the results of her study. (electrical zapping) (grunting) (subject panting and grunting) (panting) increase the voltage. i want to stop. the experiment requires you to continue. you know you want to do this. come on, let's go. (electrical zapping) (grunting) it's hurting him. and you're hurting my thesis. ugh, i can't do this anymore. (electrical zapping) (grunting) (grunting continues) see, i reviewed melissa's findings. she did doctor her studies. she manipulated the data to fit her theory. so we had no choice but to kick her out of the program. melissa: i have her to thank for my success. i'm moving on to a better
the military's ban on gays openly serving in the armed forces is unconstitutional. u.s. district judge virginia phillips says she will issue an injunction stopping the don't ask, don't tell policy. government lawyers say judge phillips lacks the authority to issue a nationwide injunction. >>> meanwhile a federal appeals court has temporarily overturned a ban on government funding of embryonic stem cell research. the funding was barred in august. scientists who have already received monday to do research can continue. it's unclear if any new research money will be granted while this decision is appealed. >>> president obama has chosen a new chairman for counsel of economic advisers. aust aust austin austan goolsbee. the president will officially announce goolsbee's appointment and discuss his latest economic proposals during a news conference this morning. and cbs news will carry the president's news conference beginning at 11:00 a.m. eastern time right here on cbs. >>> iran says it's going to free an american hiker it's held for more than a year. sarah shourd was one of three hikers captured in
with horses. this all happened near the hollywood casino in charlestown west virginia. kelly mcpherson has the dramatic video captured on one man's cell phone. >> reporter: the majority of these horses are owned by people who live in the area and rely on these animals for their livelihood. they are devastated by the financial and financial loss of 27 horses dying within minutes. >> the barn is burning down as we speak. >> reporter: cell phone video shot by a casino visitor shows barns engulfed in flames. inside are horses that run at charlestown. firefighters could not stop the fire that killed 27 horses. this is what's left behind. >> all kinds of horse pieces in there. >> reporter: the horse racing community showed up before dawn to save more than 30 thoroughbreds from the flames. >> they were both laying right there, we found them. they were both laying there already deceased. >> reporter: the fire is still smoldering inside, now more than 12 hours after it started. and horse owners are coming to terms with the fact that they have lost thousands and thousands of dollars in equipment and
a lot like the old ideas. republicans unveiled their pledge at a hardwear store in northern virginia. >> we're here today to put forth a new governing agenda. >> reporter: among the top priorities: repealing the obama health care law, rolling back government spending to 2008 levels, and extending the bush tax cuts. >> this is a contract with americans. >> reporter: it's a clear homage to the contract with america which republicans released in 1994, the last time they took over congress. ( cheers and applause ) in a nod to the tea party, a growing force on the right, the pledge is littered with references to the constitution and programs to reduce the federal debt. grateful tea party members even presented the minor leader with a tea pot today. but democrats slammed the pledge, call it recycled rhetoric from the bush years. >> the american people deserve to hear a real plan for moving america forward, not an election-year gimmick filled with hyperbole and tired old failed ideas. >> reporter: even if republicans take control of the house enacting any part of this agenda will be diffic
line right along the delaware beach and right on down the jersey shore and down toward virginia. it's going to be making that really, its presence felt all the way up and down the eastern sea bourg. and it'll start to push water in to pulling it out. we've already started to see that shift, that's going to be happening early in the morning. back inside to you. >> thank you, tim. with the storm so close to the coast it is creating issues in baltimore city. everybody is getting ready and seeing what happens. >>> we're just hours away from hurricane earl passing off the coast of maryland. city leaders say they are prepared for this storm. >> there's a major hurricane and we need to be prepared. >> reporter: friday afternoon the beach patrol ordered all swimmers out of the water. in extra precaution after last weekend when currents from passing hurricane danielle left one dead and many in need of rescue. >> we have the waves breaking off of shallow water as the waves have been building, it became more dangerous to have people knee deep in the water. >> reporter: business like this hote
of virginia is one democrat hoping to hang on to his congressional seat. >> talking to many of my colleagues, they get the threat. they understand there's understandable anxiety in the country given the state of the economy, but they're prepared going into battle. >> reporter: president obama has much at stake. not only does he risk losing his party's majority in congress this fall, his chances of re-election could get hurt. >> from a republican point of view, we need to bring checks and balances, tell the american people if we get back in control, we're going to check this obama agenda that has no limits. >> reporter: the latest gallup poll has troubling news for democrats. republicans have a ten-point lead and democratic voters may be in danger of dragging their feet. with twice as many republicans saying they're very enthusiastic about voting this fall. >> there's nobody in town that thinks democrats don't lose at least 20 seats. the question is, could it be 40? could it be 60? >> reporter: democrats do have a financial edge heading into the fall, but republicans insist they have the mome
virginia coal mine explosion. handwritten logs now show the upper big branch mine had dangerous coatings of coal dust the day it exploded. miners report that various areas were in need of dusting. but massey energy tells a different story. they say the mine appeared well dusted before the blast. >>> at the top of the list deciding whether to extend those tax cuts set to expire at the end of the year. the debate heated up this sunday sunday. >> reporter: call it a welcome back message as congress prepares to return if summer break. they are demanding less spending while the white house pushes a tax policy that would add more than 3 trillion. >> we cannot afford to raise taxes on the middle class. >> reporter: the president and democrats want to extend the tax cut. but just to individuals with income of less than $200,000 or joint filers earning less than $150,000. want to include those who make even more but that would raise the debt even higher. >> house republican john baner appeared to make a concession. >> if the only choice i have is to vote for those 250 and below of course i'm goin
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